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After 650 of 650 seats

Somerset North

Parliamentary constituency
CON HOLD CON HOLD

Results

General Election 2017 results
Party Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

CON

Conservative

Liam Fox Votes 33,605 header_vote_share 54.2 Net percentage change in seats +0.7
Party

LAB

Labour

Greg Chambers Votes 16,502 header_vote_share 26.6 Net percentage change in seats +12.3
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Richard Foord Votes 5,982 header_vote_share 9.6 Net percentage change in seats -3.1
Party

IND

Independent

Donald Davies Votes 3,929 header_vote_share 6.3 Net percentage change in seats +6.3
Party

GRN

Green Party

Charley Pattison Votes 1,976 header_vote_share 3.2 Net percentage change in seats -3.3

Turnout and CON majority

CON majority

17,103

Turnout

76.9%

Vote share

Party %
Conservative 54.2
Labour 26.6
Liberal Democrat 9.6
Independent 6.3
Green Party 3.2

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Labour
+12.3
Independent
+6.3
Conservative
+0.7
Liberal Democrat
-3.1
Green Party
-3.3

Latest updates

Liam Fox joins NHS spending debate

Liam Fox
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Conservative North Somerset MP Liam Fox told the BBC it would be "unthinkable" if the health service was not among top priorities for spending after Brexit.

The international trade secretary, a former GP, told BBC Radio 4's Today programme there would be a "dividend from leaving the European Union" - to be spent on "the priorities we face at the time".

"I find it absolutely unthinkable that health would not be amongst the top of those," he said.

His fellow Brexiteer, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, was rebuked on Tuesday for publicly calling for more money for the NHS ahead of a confidential Cabinet meeting.

The Liberal Democrat Lords spokesman on Europe, Baroness Ludford, questioned whether there would be any extra money to spend, tweeting: "Far from a dividend, Brexit means lower growth & thus public spending."

Clevedon community hospital to reopen by Christmas

A £400,000 project to improve facilities at a community hospital in Somerset is nearing completion.

Clevedon Hospital, operated by North Somerset Community Partnership (NSCP), has been part-refurbished to bring it up to modern standards.

The work follows a report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which criticised its in-patient facility.

The unit will have eight rehabilitation beds and three ambulatory care beds, bringing a total of 11 beds for the unit.

It is expected to reopen before Christmas.

Clevedon Community Hospital
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This has been a key project for NSCP. We are planning to be open in time for Christmas which will ensure our Inpatient Unit is ready to assist the wider healthcare system in North Somerset and beyond, by ensuring the additional beds are available for patients during the busy winter period.

NSCP operations director Sara Harding

Autism diagnosis delays highlighted

Listen: Andrew March describes delays he's experienced

There's a warning that the futures of children with autism in North Somerset are being "sacrificed" because some are having to wait over two years to get a diagnosis.

The North Somerset Parent Carers' forum says the NHS concentrates too much on getting good ratings, instead of developing a less cumbersome system of assessing children.

Weston Area Health Trust said it "has a responsibility to ensure that we are offering good assessment and diagnosis".

Andrew March lives in Weston-super-Mare said his son George has been waiting 14 months for an initial assessment.

The worst possible outcome for a child is to spend years with a missed diagnosis of autism or be diagnosed with autism when they don't have it.

Spokesman - Weston Area Health Trust

Liam Fox says Bristol's key to success after Brexit

The minister responsible for making new trade deals after Brexit says Bristol is key to the UK's success after we leave the EU.

Liam Fox was visiting the University of the West of England where they're carrying out cutting edge research into robot technology.

In July, Dr Fox said the EU negotiations should be "the easiest in history"P; today those talks seem to have stalled again.

BBC Points West's business correspondent, Dave Harvey has been talking to the Conservative MP for North Somerset.

The North Somerset MP was touring UWE's robotics labs today.

Fertility pioneer 'devastated' at proposals to limit treatments

Local NHS providers may only offer fertility treatment to women aged 30-35 in the future.

Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CCGs are considering proposals for a five year 'window' that would halve the number of patients getting one free cycle of IVF.

The local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) are asking for people's views on the plans which would save £1m.

The CCGs suggest changing the age criteria - from women aged 18 up to the age of 40 - to a five-year age "window" between 30 and 35.

Professor Simon Fishel pioneered fertility treatment in Bristol and the UK:

Professor Simon Fishel, who pioneered IVF and the first test-tube baby

BreakingSomerset North - Conservative hold

Conservative Liam Fox holds on to the Somerset North constituency.

General election 2017: How do I register to vote?

Don't get left outside on polling day. Here are details of what you need and where you need to go to register for the general election on 8 June:

The deadline to register is 22 May
CON HOLD

Results

Conservative
, with candidate Liam Fox
, have the following results:
  • 31,540 total votes taken.
  • 53.5% share of the total vote
  • +4.2% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate Gregory Chambers
, have the following results:
  • 8,441 total votes taken.
  • 14.3% share of the total vote
  • +3.2% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Ian Kealey
, have the following results:
  • 7,669 total votes taken.
  • 13.0% share of the total vote
  • +9.1% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Marcus Kravis
, have the following results:
  • 7,486 total votes taken.
  • 12.7% share of the total vote
  • -23.0% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate David Derbyshire
, have the following results:
  • 3,806 total votes taken.
  • 6.5% share of the total vote
  • +6.5% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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